Mojang makes announcement for Minecraft and Scrolls
It’s been four years since the full version of Minecraft released for the PC, and the sandbox game is still going strong
It’s been four years since the full version of Minecraft released for the PC, and the sandbox game is still going strong with tons of content packs releasing every few months and a growing average player base. Mojang Game developer, Nathan Adams, has revealed via Twitter that the player count last Saturday was over 1.4 million, and that’s just taking into account players who own legal copy of the game.
Remember last time I tweeted about our concurrent player count? I have a chart this time. http://t.co/GCJYjToWyb 1.4 million last Saturday!— Nathan Adams (@Dinnerbone) January 28, 2015
Mojang has also been promoting its latest Humble Bundle offer which will include a range of digital card games. One of these games is the company’s own strategy collectable card game title, Scrolls, which released back in December 2014 for the PC and Android platforms. Players can download a free demo of Scrolls, while the full game will be included in the $1 version of the Humble Bundle. This seems like a pretty good offer, especially since a portion of the money will be going to charity.
Players who donate $12 to the Humble Bundle will receive a copy of the Scrolls Deluxe Pack. The pack will consist of a premium account as well as two new decks of cards. Scrolls Avatar Heads will also be available for those donating to charity.
Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game that is now available for PC, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita. The game was recently purchased by Microsoft for a staggering $2.5 billion.
Minecraft has also received tons of content packs since its launch and it doesn’t seem to end there. Mojang has now teamed up with TellTale Games to create a new Minecraft: Story Mode. So it looks like we’ll be seeing a lot more of Minecraft in the years to come.